Category Archives: Announcements

Announcement: Cultural Analytics — Computational Approaches to the Study of Culture

By the Editors | November 18, 2014

From the posting: On May 22-23, 2015, the Global Literary Networks group will host a major conference at the University of Chicago called “Cultural Analytics: Computational Approaches to the Study of Culture.” The event will bring together faculty and graduate students working at the intersection of literary history and applied computational analysis. This field has […]

Announcement: New Journal & Call for Editors: Digital Literary Studies

By the Editors | November 18, 2014

From the announcement: The Pennsylvania State University has established a new international peer-reviewed interdisciplinary publication with a focus on those aspects of Digital Humanities primarily concerned with literary studies. The journal will be a digital open access publication, and is called *Digital Literary Studies*. See http://digitalliterarystudies.org for more (site currently under development). *Digital Literary Studies *will look to publish scholarly […]

Announcement: Data powers advocacy — Please log onto Digital Inclusion Survey today!

By the Editors | November 4, 2014

From the post: The Digital Inclusion Survey is open until November 22. I can attest to the power of library data like that provided by thousands of libraries through the Digital Inclusion Survey throughout my career. From reporters calling the Public Information Office to other researchers and library students while in the Office for Research […]

Announcement: 100 Leaders Opens for Voting!

By the Editors | November 4, 2014

From the announcement: National History Day (NHD) and the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media (RRCHNM) announce the launch of the voting platform for 100 Leaders in World History (100leaders.org), a project sponsored by Kenneth E. Behring. The site includes profiles of 100 leaders in world history selected by a panel of historians, […]

Announcement: OCLC Dev Network: — Learn More About Software Development Practices at November Webinars

By the Editors | November 4, 2014

From the announcement: We’re excited to announce two new webinars based on our recent popular blog series covering some of our favorite software development practices. Join Karen Coombs as she walks you through a collection of tools designed to close communication gaps throughout the development process. Registration for both 1-hour webinars is free and now […]

Announcement: CNI Registration closes FRIDAY

By the Editors | November 4, 2014

From the reminder: The registration deadline for the Fall 2014 CNI member meeting is this FRIDAY, November 7. If you have not registered for the meeting or made hotel accommodations, please do so by Friday. Information about registration & accommodations is available online: http://www.cni.org/go/fall-2014-accommodations/ If you have questions about meeting registration, please contact Jackie Eudell […]

Announcement: Digital Lecture Series on the Impact of Feminist Activisms in the 21st Century

By The Editors | November 4, 2014

Feminisms in the Digital Age: Transnational Activism in Germany and Beyond is a digital lecture series that explores the political impact of feminist activisms in the 21st century. In five lectures and a concluding roundtable, we interrogate the digital interface of transnational protest movements and local activism in feminist politics. The lectures take contemporary German […]

Announcement: Feminist Scholarship at the Leading Edge of Digital Tech

By The Editors | October 30, 2014

To celebrate it’s 40th anniversary Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society has put together a special website (link above) using digital techniques of various kinds, thus providing what may well be the most sophisticated deployment humanities scholarship on the web. Read the full post here.

Vatican Library Making 4,000 Ancient Manuscripts Available Online For Free [Photos]

Announcement: Vatican Library Making 4,000 Ancient Manuscripts Available Online For Free

By Amanda Regan | October 23, 2014

From the announcement: The Vatican Apostolic Library is now digitising its valuable ancient religious manuscripts and putting them online via its website, available for the public to view for free, as well as turning to crowdfunding to help it complete its work. Source: Vatican Library Making 4,000 Ancient Manuscripts Available Online For Free [Photos]

Announcement: MassMine Training Session, Nov. 13, 2014, and Online

By the Editors | October 21, 2014

From the announcement: Training: November 13, 2014, 12-1pm, in Library West 211, and via Adobe Connect (link to be added) This meet-up will take the form of a hands-on training session for using MassMine. The session will include an introduction to MassMine and how it was created in response to a humanities research question, how […]